[zeromq-dev] Edge Net funding campaign

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Fri Nov 1 20:08:57 CET 2013


I'm just aiming for a little privacy. http://cultureandempire.com/ is
the whole story. Warning: it's long.

On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 7:53 PM, Michel Pelletier
<pelletier.michel at gmail.com> wrote:
> It sounds like a pretty cool project to me if it can achieve critical mass.
> Certainly some successful use case, like the software being used by groups
> in the way you envision to enact a revolution, or some other great social
> upheaval, would be good proof of it's potential.
>
> Something like this always reminds me of the words of Richard Feynman:
>
> "...extrapolations are the only things that have any real value. It is only
> the principle of what you think will happen in a case you have not tried
> that is worth knowing about. Knowledge is of no real value if all you can
> tell me is what happened yesterday. It is necessary to tell what will happen
> tomorrow if you do something--not necessary, but fun. Only you must be
> willing to stick your neck out."
>
> -Michel
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:48 PM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Happy Halloween!
>>
>> We've launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funding for Edge Net,
>> which would be an evolution of Zyre. The campaign is here:
>> http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-edge-net/x/1175238
>>
>> There's a brief technical proposal here:
>> http://cultureandempire.com/edgenet.html.
>>
>> Very roughly, the idea is UUCP-style newsgroups over proximity based
>> ZeroMQ networks.
>>
>> It would be driven by open protocols as always, so we'd aim to make
>> compatible stacks in all the common languages. The security will use
>> CurveZMQ.
>>
>> --
>> -
>> Pieter Hintjens
>> CEO of iMatix.com
>> Founder of ZeroMQ community
>> blog: http://hintjens.com
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